Lifestyle Modification for Prevention & Management of Glaucoma (Credit, 1 Hour, 67661-GL)

Recorded On: 11/08/2018

Doctor, is there anything I can do besides starting medication or surgery? This is a common question from patients following diagnosis of glaucoma and one that many eye care providers are challenged to answer. As ophthalmic technology advances, eye care providers will be able to diagnose glaucoma earlier than ever, which means patients are likely to be younger, healthier, and more averse to starting IOP-lowering medication for the rest of their lives. As such, lifestyle modifications that can reduce IOP represent an exciting area in eye care. This presentation will review the many lifestyle factors known to influence IOP.